smartwatch

Who even wants a smartwatch?

Why would anyone buy a smartwatch? What’s the point?  What’s wrong with mechanical watches? Why even bother with a battery? What’s wrong with winding it every day? And if you listen closely enough to...
mind-reading technology

Facebook prepares to launch mind-reading technology

Facebook is getting ready to launch what could be the most important device of the future – a brain-computer interface, or mind-reading technology.  Brain-computer interfaces have been in development for decades, and often...
fake news

Google and Facebook launch systems to fight ‘fake news’, as Susan Rice story dubbed...

The increasingly complicated world of American politics is being made even more incomprehensible with the integration of so-called “fake news” into the mix.  As most people will know by now, “fake news” is the...
mind-reading technology

When will mind-reading technology be commercially available?

Once the preserve of sinister and oh-so-smug secret societies and their chosen minions in positions of power and influence, mind-reading technology now seems to be going mainstream.  A growing number of companies...
Google has been building its CDN

Critical battles developing in content delivery network market

Google has been building its content delivery network, announcing a number of key partnerships which are likely to strengthen its position in the cloud market.  The company’s CDN interconnect ecosystem has grown...
Oracle takes cloud market share

Oracle takes cloud market share from Amazon, but expert says enterprise could adopt multiple...

A few months ago, in September, Oracle launched a new range of cloud services and proclaimed the end of Amazon’s dominance in the market.  And judging by the latest results released by the...
squirrel

Dirty data centres are destroying the planet, says Greenpeace

The increasing popularity of enterprise cloud services is driving the growth in the construction of new data centres, which in turn are becoming more energy-efficient.  The cloud trend looks likely to continue through...
business messaging app

WhatsApp tests business messaging app while Google makes Hangouts messaging more like Slack

Google is more clearly repositioning its Hangouts communications app and aiming it more squarely towards business.  Hangouts Chat will integrate with a big upgrade to the Hangouts video chat service, now dubbed Hangouts...
lean and agile developmentvideo

Ocado Technology adopts lean and agile development practices

There are at least two ways to manage a software project. One is what might be called the “traditional” way, then there is the agile way.
ocado technology platforms

Ocado sets sights on global markets with its technology platforms

Most people who’ve heard of Ocado probably know it as a grocery store. In fact, the company claims to be the world’s largest online-only grocery store.  Established in 2000 by former Goldman Sachs...
satellite dish hat

MWC: There’s absolutely no need to wear a satellite dish on your head, but...

Walking around with a satellite dish on your head just so you can receive Sky TV while on the move is probably not an idea that will catch on any time...
red hat openstack

Red Hat OpenStack chosen by science institute for collaborative research project

The European Bioinformatics Institute has selected Red Hat’s OpenStack for its new collaborative research project.  EBI’s Embassy Cloud project aims to “transform the way collaborative research, such as pan-cancer analysis, tackles the...
- Advertisement -

LATEST NEWS

MUST READ